Service Number: 121
Enlisted: 8 January 1915, Longreach, Queensland
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Swan Hill, Victoria, Australia, April 1883
Home Town: Euston, Balranald, New South Wales
Schooling: Euston State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Drover/Station hand
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 19 April 1917
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Euston War Memorial, Holbrook War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

8 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 121, Longreach, Queensland
2 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 121, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '3' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Medic embarkation_ship_number: A7 public_note: ''
2 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 121, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli
15 Nov 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, Railway Unit (AIF), Detached to ANZAC Railway Unit for. temporary duty Gallipoli
12 Dec 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Trooper, 121, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Jaundice to 87th Field Ambulance Mudros
26 Dec 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Trooper, 121, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, Embarked Mudros for Alexandria Evacuation of Unit post operations on Gallipoli
22 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Posted back to 11th LH Regiment on return from Gallipoli
19 Apr 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 121, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Battles of Gaza , --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 121 awm_unit: 11 Light Horse Regiment awm_rank: Trooper awm_died_date: 1917-04-19

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The three sons of Henry Carrington;

121 Tpr. Douglas Carrington (/explore/people/196023) 11th Light Horse Regiment, Killed in action, Gaza 19 Apr 1917

1323 Cpl. Gordon Henry Carrington (/explore/people/216438) 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Killed in action, France 29 Jul 1918

6888 Pte. John Moodie Carrington (/explore/people/285673) 2nd Infantry Battalion, Killed in action 23 Aug 1918 - Pam Hamilton